Values

As an organization focused on the growth of accessible soccer programs going through the process of defining our values should be straightforward. We’re about meaningful inclusion, collaboration and innovation with a strategic focus on making as much impact as we can, as quickly as we can. Below we outline the 6 Core Values of SoccabilityContinue reading “Values”

‘Filling people’s sails’.

During the past ten months we’ve all become familiar with online meetings, waiting rooms, remembering to hit un-mute before talking while learning the difference between Meeting ID’s and Participant ID’s. After we became more comfortable with online interactions following the steep learning curve back in March and April 2020 it then became more about theContinue reading “‘Filling people’s sails’.”

It’s not rocket science!

Occasionally in a search for fresh knowledge and insights you stumble across a goldmine of information that brings with it greater awareness, validation and energy. In The Inclusion Club I found just that goldmine. The Inclusion Club is a collaboration of five experts working in the field of accessible and inclusive sport and recreation basedContinue reading “It’s not rocket science!”

Is everyone joining us on the ‘Road to 2026’?

The Canada Soccer Podcast hosted by Jason DeVos, Director of Soccer Development has been an enjoyable listen during the course of this pandemic. New podcasts released each Friday evening have become a staple of my Saturday morning as I listed to a wide range of guests sharing their experiences during this time from different levelsContinue reading “Is everyone joining us on the ‘Road to 2026’?”

Clemson Para Soccer Goes Virtual

During this unique time in our history there have been countless webinars from 1 -hour chats to full day conferences. Notable offerings have include the United Soccer Coaches ‘Coaching through COVID’ series and the Move United ‘Leadership Series’ in May. During the last weekend of June staff at Clemson University under their Clemson Para SoccerContinue reading “Clemson Para Soccer Goes Virtual”

CP Soccer- Going the extra mile.

Early in 2020 Cheri Blauwet presented at an American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM) Conference in Boston. Cheri is a renowned wheelchair racer with 7 Paralympic medals and 2 Boston Marathon titles to her name. Her career path has now taken her into the medical profession where she is an Assistant Professor at Harvard MedicalContinue reading “CP Soccer- Going the extra mile.”

Club Video Stories

    Weyburn Soccer, B.C.                                                Pickering SC, Ontario      Making Ontario Accessible, Ontario                  State of the Nation, Canada Soccer      Pickering SC, Ontario                                              Toronto FC – Choose to IncludeContinue reading “Club Video Stories”

Ontario Round Up: Spring 2020

On reflection this was written well before the COVID-19 outbreak hit us hard and so, I’ve revised from the original message sent to 16 accessible soccer club leaders in early March. Since then Ontario Soccer took a strong, early stance by suspending all soccer as of March 12th. At times like this we’re looking forContinue reading “Ontario Round Up: Spring 2020”

2019 Ontario Soccer Summit

This blog provides a copy of the session entitled ‘All In With All Abilities’ at the February 2019 Ontario Soccer Summit. The session was delivered to approximately 30 attendees from across Ontario and BC with a focus on three different Club programs (North Toronto SC, Pickering Football Club All Abilities and Cambridge Youth Soccer ACES)Continue reading “2019 Ontario Soccer Summit”